Closed Toe Footwear: Four Breezy Styles

I’m in the minority in that I do not wear sandals in hot weather. I do like my feet and have regular pedicures so it’s not about hiding them. I love the look of sandals on others and have fun shopping for sandals with my clients.

Final Day of the Anniversary Sale

The NAS ends at midnight tonight, so today is your last chance to purchase items before prices go back up tomorrow morning. I’ve …

July Recap: A Big Month

July is a fun month on YLF for those of us who participate in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. As always, I published my top picks in …

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Fashion News Roundup: Week 31, 2015

Alexander Wang is leaving Balenciaga, Target overhauls its denim line, a first look at Melissa McCarthy’s clothing line, and more …

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Link Love: The Return of the Graphic Tee

After a period of market oversaturation caused by the over-licensing of graphics and an abundance of logo T-shirts at teen retail …

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Anniversary Sale: 5 Top Picks from the Forum

Members are sharing their NAS purchases on the YLF forum, and I’ve enjoyed every thread. Most of all I enjoyed seeing …

Three Tips for Cleaning Light-Coloured Shoes

I wear light-coloured footwear most of the time, rain or shine. And yes, it does get dirty. But I’m vigilant about keeping my …

Fashion News Roundup: Week 30, 2015

The Chuck Taylor sneaker is getting a makeover, Levi’s is expanding its recycling programme, Tadashi Shoji branches out into …

Link Love: A Colourful World

Photographer Justin Barbin dresses to the nines, and hopes that his kaleidoscopic and playful suit looks will “encourage others …

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The Unstoppable Long Cozy Cardigan

I was surprised by the popularity of the long cozy cardigan among my clients at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Cardigans are …

Greg’s Anniversary Sale Purchases

Greg doesn’t like to shop for himself, but he does like to wear nice clothes. So when I had some time in between client …

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Footwear and Accessories

Finally, here are my top picks for footwear and accessories. Designer shoes and dressy shoes were disappointing this year, and so were …

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Coats, Jackets and Vests

There were fewer coats and more jackets this year. It was good to see roomy coat styles, because those are the only silhouettes that …

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Knitwear and Tops

The knitwear is usually good at the NAS and this year was no exception. It was great to see an assortment of silhouettes, fabrics and …

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Skirts, Trousers and Jeans

My top picks for skirts is short and sweet because they weren’t the strength of the sale. Clients did a LOT better with dresses …

Link Love: The Changing Denim Landscape

With huge competition and denim preferences that continue to change, Citizens of Humanity has still seen sales grow in the double …

Fashion News Roundup: Week 28, 2015

A new Costume Institute exhibition, Hugo Boss going fur free, a sneak peek at Christophe Lemaire for Uniqlo, and other style news that …

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Link Love: Australian Stylewatch

I’m enjoying The Guardian’s Oz Stylewatch series, and wanted to share three pieces I found particularly interesting: This …

Watermelon Birthday Lace

Although I’m working a hectic shift helping clients with their preselections at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, I’m wearing …

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is Almost Here

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale always generates a lot of excitement. Many YLF readers love the fact that unlike typical end of season …

12 Ways To Dress for the Heat

Many parts of the world are experiencing a heatwave right now. Having lived in tropical Hong Kong and Mediterranean Cape Town for much …

Fashion News Roundup: Week 27, 2015

A new documentary about the plus-size modelling world, Donna Karan is stepping down at Donna Karan International, sneakers made from …

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Link Love: Personal Stories

This week, I’d like to share two thought-provoking pieces that go into how a certain aspect of your style or beauty regime can …